About Us

Faculty Profile
Laurel Runager
First Grade Teacher
Laurel Runager serves as a first grade teacher at Whitefield and has been with the school since 2005. Certified in the Orton Gillingham method, she graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Runager has over 20 years of teaching experiences; she has taught elementary classes in South Carolina, Texas and Georgia.

On a professional note


Why Whitefield:
Each day it is a privilege to come to a place in which we teach truth and guide young people to have a personal relationship with Jesus. My colleagues are the finest people I know. Each member of our team puts others ahead of self and is a true example of God’s love.

On a professional note


My family:
I have been married to my wonderful husband, Mike, for over 33 years. Our oldest son Justin works in Atlanta in the area of finance. My daughter Ansley studied at The University of South Carolina like me.

Hometown:
Columbia, South Carolina